DR. GOWDARA PANDU
PH.D, MPM, LL.B., DEE, DLL & LW., PG DHRM
Founder & CEO
He is an Ex-Military, served 19 years in aircraft instrumentation engineering back ground on various helicopters and fighter aircrafts in Indian Air Force And with over 20 years’ Human Resource Management - Organizational Development / Learning and Development specialist in MNCs in India and with overseas experience in Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa. He is committed to enabling continuous improvement within staff and managers. Dr. Gowdara Pandu has worked in number of organizations and various industries - manufacturing, Banking, Education, Information & Communication Technology, Tele communication in both Research & Development - product development and service industries. Having held senior board and Director, Chief People Officer, Vice President, CEO appointments for global companies and running his own successful companies, Dr. Gowdara Pandu is a Subject Matter Expert in: Business Strategy, Leadership, Building High Performance Team, Talent Development, Performance Management System, Human Resource Management Systems, NFC applications for Educational institutions and People Management skills.
Since 1996 he had conducted programs to thousands of Engineering and Management students, hundreds of leaders and managers both in the India and internationally. His special interest is in how organizations manage change effectively and how to develop managers’ skills efficiently, which are critical to business – People, Process and Technology. He is an expert panel member and Faculty at the leading Universities, Engineering and management Institutions. He brings a multi discipline skills set in business and people, cultural diversity, combined with management experience and a pragmatic style that adds value and gains delegate buy-in to deliver sustainable results for support organization vision.
He received his Ph.D. for his research on “Synchronous E Learning for Talent Management” from Symbiosis International University.
MAJOR GENERAL NEVILLE MARK RASQUINHA, VISHIST SEVA MEDAL (RETD)
Major General N M Rasquinha VSM retired from Service in May 2012 after a distinguished career spanning nearly 37 years. A Masters in Management from Osmania University, Hyderabad, he has served for three years on the Faculty of the prestigious College of Defence Management (CDM), Secunderabad, the only Defence Management College for the Indian Armed Forces. During this period he conducted training for officers of the Army, Navy & Air Force as also Officers from Allied Services and Friendly Foreign Countries at different levels ranging from Captain to General.
He has a very vast and varied experience of commanding, leading Officers & men in different capacities all over the country. By virtue of having tenanted challenging operational and administrative appointments during peace and in warlike situations, he has rich experience in tackling difficult situations and finding workable solutions to them, in a time bound manner. He applied his knowledge of Concepts & Theories to resolve complex live issues at the macro & micro levels in the appointments he tenanted at different senior ranks. A keen environmentalist, he draws upon his knowledge of bird & animal behavior to highlight issues in the work environment.
As a Brigadier, he was the Commander, Headquarters Pune Sub Area and President, Pune Cantonment Board. He retired as Additional Director General Administration & Coordination at the Army Headquarters. In this capacity he was responsible for the general administration of Army Headquarters Offices spread over nine locations in the National Capital Region. He was also responsible for coordinating Security & Administrative matters with the MoD, MoUD, CPWD & Delhi Police for special occasions like the Republic Day Celebrations.